Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Kabato-gun, 17 km N of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan, 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9) -

Terremoto moderado mag. 5.0 - Kabato-gun, 17 km N of Iwamizawa, Hokkaido, Japan, 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)

Terremoto moderado magnitud 5.0 at 168 km depth

31 Jul 05:36 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 10 minutos.
31 Jul 06:03: Magnitud recalculada de 5.2 a 5.1. Profundidad recalculada de 170.0 a 168.0 km (de 106 a 104 mi). Ubicación del epicentro corregida 7.3 km (4.5 mi) al WNW.
31 Jul 06:52: Magnitud recalculada de 5.1 a 5.0.
Update Sat, 31 Jul 2021, 05:42
Moderate yet deep 5.2 quake hits near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
5.2 quake 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
Just 16 minutes ago, a 5.2-magnitude earthquake struck near Iwamizawa, Iwamizawa-shi, Hokkaido, Japan. The tremor was recorded early afternoon on Saturday 31 July 2021 at 2:26 pm local time, at an intermediate to considerable depth of 170 km below the surface.
The event was filed by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), the first seismological agency to report it.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 5.2 as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Bibai (pop. 29,000) located 3 km from the epicenter, Iwamizawa (pop. 85,100) 14 km away, Sunagawa (pop. 20,100) 20 km away, Takikawa (pop. 45,100) 27 km away, Tōbetsu (pop. 21,800) 27 km away, Ebetsu (pop. 134,000) 32 km away, Ishikari (pop. 57,300) 39 km away, Hiroshima (pop. 62,400) 43 km away, and Sapporo (pop. 1,883,000) 47 km away.
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Earthquake data

Fecha & hora: 31 Jul 2021 05:26:05 UTC -
Hora local al epicentro: 31 Jul 2:26 pm (GMT +9)
Magnitud: 5
Prof.: 168.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 43.35°N / 141.74°E (Kabato-gun, Hokkaido, Japón)
Antipode: 43.35°S / 38.26°W
Volcán mas cercano: Tokachi (71 km / 44 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km al ONO de Bibai (pop: 29,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
17 km al N de Iwamizawa (pop: 85,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
20 km al SO de Sunagawa (pop: 20,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
23 km al NE de Tōbetsu (Ishikari District) (pop: 21,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
26 km al SSO de Takikawa (pop: 45,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
31 km al NNE de Ebetsu (pop: 134,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
34 km al ENE de Ishikari (pop: 57,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
44 km al NNE de Hiroshima (pop: 62,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
45 km al NE de Sapporo (pop: 1,883,000) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
870 km al N de Tokio (Tokyo) (pop: 8,336,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 31.9°C (89 F), humidity: 36%, wind: 3 m/s (6 kts) from W
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 2 x 1012 joules (554 MWh, equivalente a 477 toneladas de TNT) Más info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
5.0168 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGFZ
5.0169 km17 Km NNE of Tōbetsu, JapanUSGS
5.0167 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionGeoAu
5.1152 kmHokkaido, Japan RegionBMKG

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